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week" debate. >> then, the president of the united states. >>> and the round table weighs in on the state of the union, with george will, cokie roberts, sam donaldson and former bush strategist, matthew dowd. and as always, "the sunday funnies." >> hello, i'm conan o'brien, and i need all of you to write me a letter of recommendation. >>> good morning. it's a brand new ball game here in washington as the president heads to capitol hill this wednesday to deliver the state of the union address, he's dealing now with the senate that's been dramatically altered by the stunning win in massachusetts of republican scott brown to fill the seat held for 46 years by ted kennedy. health care reform is this trouble. this morning, a reminder that this all takes place in a still dangerous world. a new audiotape that appears to be from osama bin laden in which he specifically talks about the failed bombing on christmas day. on american airlines flight 253. joining us, david axelrod. david, thanks for being with us. >> good morning. >> that was the week that was. the jub set in massachuse
the fill buster to stop progress 101 times, unprecedented in the history of the united states senate. i hope that they understand that they have as much responsibility to help us govern and move forward. no doesn't create a job or health care or stop the abuses of the health care company. no doesn't help a senior citizen with their drug care coverage. it's time to say yes. >> let me follow up. you gave an eloquent description of what the president came into. what did he do? he spent eight months on health care. was that a mistake for the president to do that? >> let's look at what happened last year. people forget. just as people forget what he inherited and the enormous economic consequences, two wars totally unpaid for, credit card mentality, putting it on our kids' future, a medicare part d. program unpaid for. at the bottom line, he passed a stimulus package to stop the nation if going into a deep depression. he succeeded at that. >> health care was the wrong thing to do? >> health care is an economic issue as well. if you're a family without health insurance, you get sick, you can
the united states has done a good job. and i think the international community's done a good job. the u.n. structure was taken down. biggest loss of life in single day in history. within two or three days, they will be in much better order. >> mr. president, this is an unusual partnership. how did it come about? >> actually, i used to talk to president clinton during my presidency. and i -- then, of course, called upon, he and president 41, my dad, to work together on the tsunami. and then, katrina. then, when you're both retired, you kind of hang around the retirement center together. so, he and i have become friends. and i look forward to working with him. one of my concerns is that these crises cause people to say, i want to help. and then, they start pouring money into sometimes organizations that aren't real or dishonest. so, for people that want to help, here's an avenue for them. they can look it up on clintonbushhaitifund.org. and we'll make sure there's transparency and the accounting is good. and more importantly, that the money goes to help haiti rebuild. >> president clinton
to misinterpret elections. the president thought that radical change to the united states was what it was about. it was actually about we're tired of watching george bush on television for eight years. he hasn't gotten a positive article in seven years. let's fix it. the beach was softened up with the old world war ii movies, go in, soften up the beach, somebody comes in and lands. i think there's -- we tend to overinterpret these things. let's see what he does. >> let me respond to paul's disapproval of the 60-vote supermajority. the democrats have used it with great vigor. yes, the senate is different from the house. the founders planned it that way. i know of nothing, paul, that the american people have wanted intensely and protractedly that they didn't get. the senate slowing things down. we have more to fear from government haste than government tardiness. >> when you think of it as a time immemorial institution, it only came to exist in the last 20 years. >> we have much more time the talk about this. but we're going to have to pause. before we do, in the interest of full disclosure. that
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